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Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Outdoor Play For All the Kids

Hot summer days have kids wanting to play outside but at the same time have them sweating from the sun and heat. Cool things off with this fun toy and let keep the kids moving, laughing and having a good time. Whirly Whale Sprinkler This new ocean-themed sprinkler is compatible with standard water hoses. The(…)

Card Games for Family Travel

Card Games for Family Travel

We are on the road more in the summer than any other time of year.  This means we spend a lot of time in the car and on planes as well as in hotels and rented houses.  To make our trip more of an adventure, we like to take games along that can be played(…)

Word Games for the Entire Family

Word Games for the Entire Family

One of our favorite game companies is US Games Systems out of Connecticut.  They have a variety of games, all of which are fun and interactive for the entire family.  Special thanks to them for sending over word games when we contacted them and asked for games to help prevent summer slide and introduce learning(…)

Travel to London with This Trifecta of Travel Books

Travel to London with This Trifecta of Travel Books

Planning a vacation to London in the future?  Look no further than this trifecta of travel books from Hachette publishing.  They have a walker’s guide to the subterranean waterways of London, a guide to fun days out with children from tots to teens and an insider’s guide to spending (shopping) like a local. London’s Hidden(…)

Get set to twirl away with Kate & Mim-Mim

Get set to twirl away with Kate & Mim-Mim

Get set to twirl away on imaginative adventures with Kate & Mim-Mim this spring! It’s important to foster imaginative play with your preschoolers – and, with the weather warming up, now is the perfect time to head outdoors to have some creative springtime fun together! Here are some seasonal tips from Scott and Julie Stewart, the husband(…)

NEW SEA LION HABITAT COMING TO THE COLUMBUS ZOO IN 2019

NEW SEA LION HABITAT COMING TO THE COLUMBUS ZOO IN 2019

Thanks to the support of voters who passed the last levy and contributions from generous donors, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is building a brand new, state-of-the-art sea lion habitat. In preparation, seven California sea lions are settling into their custom-built interim home in Florida while they await the opening of the new habitat in(…)